Traits associated with the name Banjo:

Dogs named Banjo tend to be good-natured, loving, and resilient. This name is also associated with friendship, companionship, and empathy.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Banjo?

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy music. Banjo is a type of musical instrument, and it's also a fun, whimsical name for a pet.

Is Banjo a good dog name?

Banjo has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Banjo isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Banjo is found in these categories:


  • Banjo ranks #212 with users of
  • Banjo ranks #548 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Banjo ranks #1,002 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Naming your dog Banjo is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Most popular breeds named Banjo:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Pomeranian
  4. Australian Shepherd
  5. American Staffordshire Terrier

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Famous dogs named Banjo:

  • film icon A english setter named Banjo played a role in the movie Banjo.

Dog names like Banjo:

Little Rabbit
Courtyard within castle walls; steward or public official.
Bright and shiny.
A legendary good-natured elf that performs helpful services at night. Also a small square of rich chocolate cake.
Nickname for a boy in the south of the US; a slow moving individual.
Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
Banjo dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (2)

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Banjos mom (New York, United States)
I love the name Banjo, my 5 year old Australian shepherd is named Banjo. That's the name I gave him at 4 weeks old not knowing what it means at the time but the name fits him perfectly.
July 03, 2022

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FartFace (South Holland, Netherlands)
I love it OMG
June 19, 2022

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